ISLAMABAD: Temperatures are low and holidays are on their way which means Pakistan’s most anticipated festive season is well and here: wedding season! When it’s cold and dreary (read: smoggy) outside, it’s tempting to layer on dark hues, forgo structure for elastic waistbands and drape oneself in warmth, but some of Pakistan’s most stylish are tackling cold weather and wedding season by marching forth into wedding hall (or tent) in saturated colors! This year for wedding season pack a punch by donning ensembles that do not shy away from bold color expression.
Fashion and film stylist Samiya Ansari recently attended a wedding in Karachi in a magenta saree-lehnga hybrid by Pakistani designer Sania Maskatiya. On the deeper end of the pink spectrum, the look is still a welcome hit of brightness in the winter wedding season.
Fashion editor and stylist Mehek Saeed rocked a monochromatic teal kaftan with blue embroidery for a recent wedding with metallic silver light-reflective accessories.
Speaking of accessories, designer and fashion blogger Sarah Cheema shared a shot of spirited khussay with multi-colored jewels and mirrored embellishments worn against a hot pink and gold ensemble.
Fashion stylist Maryam Raja rocked an Anarkali style gown and also went for a monochromatic fashion moment in color for wedding season sage or for a Pakistani spin, mehndi green. The color was a prominent feature on the most recent bridal runways at Karachi’s Fashion Pakistan Week.
Another teal look! Stylist Alishay Adnan went for a one-two color punch contrasted a neon hot pink dupatta with a classic wedding guest shirt and trousers ensemble in teal.
From lehngas to Anarkali and kaftans Pakistan’s style influencers are opting to go bright for wedding events this wedding season!